Polaris Alpha

  • Jr. Mechanical Engineer

    Location Fort Meade, MD - Columbia MD Client Site
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Security Clearance
    TS\SCI Full Scope Poly
  • Job Description

    Columbia, MD
    **US Citizens ONLY due to Federal Gov’t Requirement**

    Eager to start making a difference?

    Our legacy 4th Dimension team provides complete electronic product design and development services. The design capabilities we offer span multiple engineering disciplines and employ a flexible, mission-centric product development process. Furthermore, our small collaborative team ensures total participation in front-line action. Intrigued?

    We are seeking a talented and experienced mechanical engineer to support our national security efforts in and around Fort Meade, MD! You’ll be joining a small, fast-paced team designing, developing, integrating and testing complex real-time embedded hardware and software systems.

    The growth and progress of any organization like ours depends on its employees – people with initiative, creativity, and enthusiasm providing exceptional service with integrity and professionalism. By leading where others only follow, we consistently succeed on the most challenging, time-critical problems. Come see for yourself!

    Required Skills

    • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in electronics packaging; anywhere from chip level to chassis level packaging;
    • BS degree from an accredited college or university in Mechanical Engineering or Physics, or similar technical degree;
    • Understanding of heat transfer for electronics, and thermal mitigation techniques;
    • Experience developing manufacturing and assembly processes for electronic products;
    • Capable of analyzing and selecting materials for manufacturability, reliability, and performance;
    • CAD experience, ideally SolidWorks;
    • Must be self motivated and resourceful;
    • Active security clearance.

    Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a federal background investigation and may need to meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.

    Desired Skills

    • CAM experience (FeaturCAM)
    • Thermal analysis experience (Autodesk CFD)
    • Hands on machine shop experience (manual or CNC milling, lathe, etc.)
    • Familiar with injection molding and vacuum casting
    • Experience using related skills on home projects or hobbies
    • Familiar with printed circuit board (PCB) design, manufacture, assembly, and rework

    Join now!


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